A female student at Laikipia University was on Wednesday stabbed to death at the institution main Campus by her roommate’s boyfriend.
The first year student Gertrude Chepkoech, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication and English Language Studies suffered multiple stab wounds after he was attacked by the man only identified as Ezra, who later turned the knife on himself, sustaining stab injuries in the neck and abdomen.
A cleaner at the private hospital identified as Lucy Nakiridi said the man had visited his girlfriend last week but a disagreement ensued forcing the hostel management and neighbours to intervene. The hostel management kicked him out and warned him never to return after his girlfriend raised an alarm accusing the man who had travelled from Nakuru of forcing himself into the hostel.
The body of the deceased was taken to the Nyahururu Referral county hospital as police continue with their investigation.
Meanwhile, police officers at the scene rushed the man to the Nyahururu County Referral hospital where he is reported to be in stable condition.